The Manufacturing Systems Engineering program is offered by Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).
Because of digitization and automation, the manufacturing industry is now rapidly changing. The whole chain of products, machines, factories, warehouses and customers, or the Internet of Things, is able to share and exchange information. To fully exploit this network of information for more effective and efficient production, the manufacturing systems engineer of the future should have knowledge of the whole chain: from the technology inside the machine up to the level of supply chains. The master's program Manufacturing Systems Engineering offers this combination of technological knowledge of high-tech production systems and knowledge of production processes and supply chains, and shows how to apply this knowledge effectively at both system and network level. In other words: an excellent basis for a directing role in the high-tech manufacturing industry!Special master's program
This is a joint master's program of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences which can be studied as a special track in either the Mechanical Engineering master's program or the Operations Management & Logistics master's program. After graduation in this special master's program you receive the degree of Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering on the diploma of the master's program Mechanical Engineering in the former case and on the diploma of Operations Management & Logistics in the latter case.
This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).
The Manufacturing Systems Engineering program consists of two years of each 60 credits. The structure is not definite yet, but its close-to-final form is listed below.
The 120 credits are divided over the program as follows:
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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Admission to one of the TU/e Master's programs depends on your prior education. Some Dutch diplomas may qualify students directly for admission to a TU/e Master's program. Other diplomas may mean that you must first apply for admission. In some cases you may have to follow a pre-Master's program.
To apply for a TU/e Master’s program, you need a Bachelor’s degree based on a program of sufficient academic level and quality.
For more information. please visit the programme website.
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